Peter van Paassen

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Peter van Paassen
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Van Paassen with EiffelTowers in 2010
Personal information
Born (1978-12-20) 20 December 1978 (age 42)
The Hague, Netherlands
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Career information
College St. Bonaventure (1997–2001)
NBA draft 2001 / Undrafted
Playing career2001–2013
Position Center
Number8, 12, 14
Career history
As player:
2001–2003 Oostende
2003–2004 Melilla
2004–2005 Den Helder
2005–2009 Amsterdam
2009–2013 EiffelTowers Den Bosch
As coach:
2015–2017 Apollo Amsterdam (assistant)
Career highlights and awards

Peter van Paassen (born 20 December 1978) is a former Dutch basketball player. [1] Van Paassen played for multiple teams in Belgium, Spain and the Netherlands. Standing at 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m), he usually played as center. Van Paassen has won the Dutch MVP award two times, which makes him one of the few Dutch players to ever win the award. On 20 August 2013, Van Paassen announced his retirement. [2]

International career

Van Paassen played 64 games for the Dutch national basketball team in his career.

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  1. "Peter van Paassen". Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  2. "Basketballer Van Paassen stopt" (in Dutch). 20 August 2013. Retrieved 5 March 2018.